National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Chicago Seasonal Temperature, Precipitation, and Snow Rankings

Temperature: Spring Summer Fall Winter
Precipitation: Spring Summer Fall Winter
Snow: Spring   Fall Winter

CHICAGO SPRING SNOW RANKINGS
SPRING (MARCH - MAY)

Seasonal Snow Amounts
Normal is 6.8 inches

***Smallest to Greatest Official Chicago Snow Data from 1885 - 2020***

T 1994   4.7 1905   8.5 1952
T 1997   4.7 1959   8.6 1940
0.1 1908   4.7 1987   8.8 1967
0.3 1985   4.8 1953   9.0 1906
0.3 2012   4.8 1978   9.1 1942
0.4 1921   4.9 1986   9.3 1928
0.4 1939   5.1 1889   9.4 1890
0.4 1946   5.1 1935   9.7 1920
0.7 1929   5.1 1937   9.9 1891
0.9 1927   5.2 1895   10.1 2003
1.0 1898   5.2 1955   10.2 1983
1.0 1945   5.3 1907   10.3 1948
1.1 1949   5.3 2007   10.4 1900
1.3 1914   5.4 1894   10.5 1977
1.4 1918   5.4 1963   10.5 2013
1.4 1958   5.5 1885   11.0 1919
1.4 1990   5.5 1916   11.3 1932
1.6 1893   5.5 1957   11.7 1941
1.6 2000   5.6 1888   11.8 1897
1.6 2011   5.7 2006   11.9 1924
1.8 2010   5.8 2018   12.2 2002
1.9 1988   5.9 1896   12.4 1984
2.0 1979   5.9 1901   12.6 1961
2.1 1917   5.9 1991   12.7 1992
2.2 1902   6.2 1887   13.4 1947
2.2 1976   6.3 1950   13.7 1912
2.2 2004   6.5 1923   13.7 2014
2.3 1981   6.6 1933   14.0 1960
2.5 1968   6.6 1973   14.3 1904
2.8 1922   6.7 1969   14.5 1975
2.9 1886   6.8 1936   15.6 1971
3.1 1892   6.9 1910   15.8 1980
3.1 1925   7.0 1913   16.4 1938
3.1 1989   7.1 2015   17.5 1993
3.2 2005   7.3 1934   18.2 1999
3.6 1915   7.3 1951   18.4 1964
3.6 1995   7.3 1962   18.9 1972
3.7 2016   7.4 1899   19.8 1931
3.9 1903   7.4 1911   20.1 1954
3.9 1956   7.8 2017   21.6 1930
3.9 1996   7.9 1944   22.3 1965
4.0 1966   7.9 2008   24.9 1982
4.1 1909   7.9 2020   28.5 1970
4.1 1974   8.1 1943   29.7 1926
4.2 2009   8.2 1998      
4.5 2001   8.2 2019